Aaron Wayne Newman, age 27, of Siloam Springs, AR, formerly of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Siloam Springs, AR. Aaron was born on February 27, 1990 in Granite City, IL, a son of Rockey and Nancy (Weideman) Newman.
Aaron graduated from Granite City High School in 2009. He worked for Powell Feed Mill in Siloam Springs, AR, for several years. He loved animals and enjoyed going fishing with his friends. Aaron was a people person and he never met a stranger. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to his family, friends or even to a complete stranger. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Aaron loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Aaron was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bill and Sallie Newman, Warren “Bud” and Dene Weideman and by one aunt, Diana Goodman.
He is survived by his loving parents, Rockey and Nancy Newman of Granite City, IL; dear siblings, Sara Newman of Granite City, IL, Amy White and her husband, Keith White of Pontoon Beach, IL, Linda Haug and her husband Jason Haug of Granite City, IL, Shawn Newman and his fiancé, Ashley Miller of Paragould, AR and Brian Newman of Granite City, IL; proud uncle to nine nieces and one nephew; extended family and many wonderful friends.
Memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 29, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
In celebration of his life, a memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, with Pastor Mark Powell officiating.
Memorial donations may be given to Unity Baptist Church, Granite City, IL. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.
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